Shacknews' BlizzCon 07 Coverage

By Shack Staff, Aug 03, 2007 2:38pm PDT

The Shack is on the floor at BlizzCon 07 in Anaheim, California, bringing you coverage of the announcements being made and the games being shown. Check up with this page for all of our latest. Mike Morhaime and the Nine Million Dwarfs: A BlizzCon Retrospective Walking away from this year's BlizzCon, I was left with the distinct impression that something significant took place back in Anaheim. Beginning with Blizzard president Michael Morhaime's opening day speech, the whole show came off without a hitch--and with millions of fans, a movie on the way, and a bright future backed by solid games, the Blizzard machine shows no sign of slowing down. I share some thoughts on the show, and the company as a whole. StarCraft 2 Multiplayer Preview I recount my experience of playing a few rounds of StarCraft II multiplayer action. New units and gameplay functions are detailed in this textual replay of a 1-1 scoresheet. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Preview Read all about my travels across the new zone of Howling Fjord, one of the many areas within the continent of Northrend. StarCraft 2 Media Bonanza Choose from four different galleries of in-game StarCraft II shots, as well as a separate gallery covering the upcoming StarCraft board game. Wrath of the Lich King: Behind the Death Knight Shack's resident MMO expert Nick Breckon chats with World of Warcraft lead designer Tom Chilton about the new Dark Knight class that appears in the recently announced Wrath of the Lich King expansion BlizzCon Day One Photos Nick provides us with a photo walkthrough of BlizzCon 07's first day, illustrating all the crowds, posters, statues, competitions and costumed folk he's encountered thus far.

Warcraft Movie Details Blizzard and Legendary Pictures spill some more beans on their upcoming Warcraft film. StarCraft 2 Single Player Info Nick Breckon's latest StarCraft 2 update discusses the game's single player merits, including the in-engine briefing room, dialogue trees, and cash upgrade system.
More StarCraft 2 Concept Art Blizzard looses another set of gorgeous concept art to the gaming public.
StarCraft 2 Hands-On Impressions Nick Breckon went hands-on with the massively anticipated StarCraft 2 at BlizzCon, commenting on many of the subtle changes made to the upcoming game's units and structures.
New StarCraft 2 Screens In celebration of BlizzCon, Blizzard unleashes loads of new screenshots.
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Expansion Announced
Blizzard unveiled its second expansion for World of Warcraft, with the first Hero class, new PvP battlegrounds, a spate of new instances, the ability to change hairstyles, and the new Inscription profession announced.

Blizzard issues World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King media
BlizzCon saw the release of a Wrath of the Lich King trailer and 11 Wrath of the Lich King screenshots

BlizzCon 07 Opening Ceremony Live Coverage Nick Breckon was on the scene at BlizzCon 07, delivering live updates from the show's opening ceremony where World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King was announced. Blizzard Confirms Wrath of the Lich King Confirming internet rumors, Blizzard released the name of its upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, which refers to the character Arthas from Blizzard's Warcraft III.

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